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Bug#382536: Bug#382535: Errors during upgrade

# err, forgot the control messages, and sent to -done which doesn't
# relay to the mailing list
retitle 382535 fmtutil --edit should do the right thing
reassign 382535 texlive-base-bin
found 382535 2005.dfsg.1-1
clone 382535 -1
reassign -1 tetex-bin
found 382535 3.0-18

Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> wrote:

> Hi Juhapekka!
> On Fre, 11 Aug 2006, Juhapekka Tolvanen wrote:
>> Your advice helped. You can close these bugs. I think that file was
>> created by running texconfig. Should I use it anymore?

(Note that you have probably used texconfig-sys, not texconfig, and this
is indeed what should be used for site-wide changes by the local admin.
texconfig now only writes to $HOME/.texmf-config.)

> This is good question. Some things can be configured with texconfig. But
> unfortunately texconfig has some "unwanted" side effects ...
> This is on my (our) agenda to patch/hack/change texconfig that it does
> not interfere with the Debian way of doing things.

It is not texconfig which is at fault: texconfig only calls "fmtutil --edit".

So it is fmtutil which needs to be hacked for Debian.  And texconfig
probably needs an upstream change.  Or at least we need to check whether
it also calls fmtutil on a system-wide fmtutil.cnf when the
Debian-specific hack to force fmtutil-sys is removed from fmtutil.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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